Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Industry News

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. June 5th

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ON THIS DAY in 1895, actor William Boyd was born in Cambridge Ohio. Over a 20 year period beginning in 1935 he played Hopalong Cassidy in movies, on radio &...

In the US, Hockey is Having a Heck of a Playoffs

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The seventh and final game of the Los Angeles Kings-Chicago Blackhawks Western Conference finals series, which the Kings won in overtime, set a slew of records for the NBCSN. It averaged 4.137 million total viewers Sunday night, according to Nielsen, becoming the most-watched NHL game ever on the network, including Stanley Cup finals.

WEDNESDAY in Broadcast History .. June 4th

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June 4th gave us broadcasters Charles Collingwood and George Noory, actors Bruce Dern and Dennis Weaver, and Capitol Records. Country singer Tim McGraw and domestic diva Martha Stewart were both hit with negative headlines. Leaving us this date were the TV shows The Waltons, Married with Children, and the Mickey Rooney Show, along with pioneering radio sportscaster Clem McCarthy, folksinger John Hartford, and OTR sound effects specialist Ray Erlenborn. Details of these and scores more entertainment milestones INSIDE. Please CLICK on the headline above.

CRTC Releases 2013 Financial Results for Commercial Radio Stations

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CRTC releases statistical and financial information on the 685 commercial radio stations operating in Canada

KJRB Disc Jockeys Reunion (Video)

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Our Puget Sound Radio friend Brian Jennings was not only there back in the good old daze of KJRB, but shares photos and video inside

Our Donovan visits the BCAB convention last Friday Night in Whistler

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The Radio bug in his blood got the better of him last week once he read the notice here on Puget Sound Radio of the BCAB Convention being held last week in Whistler. Donovan meets the gang, and then some...

TUESDAY in Broadcast History .. June 3rd

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June 3rd gave us journalists Gordon Sinclair and Anderson Cooper, actresses Ellen Corby and Colleen Dewhurst, and broadcast outlets KVOS-TV and Vancouver's Virgin Radio. The Jack Webb classic "Dragnet" premiered on the radio, the Rolling Stones made their North American TV debut, and Michael Jackson encountered health problems. Breathing their last on this date was Sid Caesar's first TV series, actors James Arness and David Carradine, Rue McLanahan of "The Golden Girls, and bandleader Ozzie Nelson, who gained most of his fame in "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet." These and many more entertainment milestones are detailed INSIDE.

The 3 M’s … of Winning a Radio Battle

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After all these years, it still applies........ - Mornings - Music - Marketing You need to win one of the three to have a hope. Two ticks and you’re likely to be a pretty good station. Win all three and you are a market leader.

Casey Kasem Hospitalized Amidst More Wife/Daughter Drama

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Jean Kasem threw a pound of raw hamburger at Casey's daughter Kerri as she attempted to have paramedics remove him from the Seattle-area home he has recently been housed in.

MONDAY in Broadcast History .. June 2nd

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Dana Carvey, Wayne Brady, Stacy Keach, Johnny Weismuller and Kevin Newman arrived on this date. Canada's first TV station signed on, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was televised around the world, and Barbara Walters interviewed Katharine Hepburn. Taking their final bow on June 2nd were actor/TV hosts Richard Dawson and Ray Combs, bandleader Sammy Kaye, and pioneer TV comedienne Imogene Coca. These and scores of other anniversaries INSIDE. Click on the headline,